Ellende - The Proof Is In The Pudding [zero012]
Ellende - "The Proof is in the Pudding"
Source EllendeRun time 20 minutes
Drones, vocal murmerings, and a heavy does of strangeness comprise this ep from this Tokoyo based group. Sort of dark ambient, but a bit too weird.
"Ellende give us a tone pulse and wave, adding layers and some notes, a scrape and guitar. Then they play with the varispeed, slowing and speeding it up, synths notes in there. A high shimmering swarm, a musical twanging, lies over the varying base, a whistly shimmer that sounds like a bowed saw. There is an eerie mood. A change to rumbling roll with long low tones and bloops, voicelike noodles building. A bussing that has speech rhythms with a dark rumble under bleak and troubled, wavering being used again. A slow ambient drone takes the foreground while a distant chatter drops, becoming more equal, then easing. A bubbling synth and tingles takes over, some warbled tones, a drifting melodic, mysterious long metal and voice tones, dronal to fade.
Intense short works that flow like thaw fed rivers." - Ampersand Etc.
November 17, 2004
Nice release and i like the fact that it sounds as far from amateurish as possible. If you like weird music, don't miss this one.
August 10, 2004
Slow, Rolling Drones
Slightly over twenty minutes of sluggish rolling drones, chimes, discordant tones, odd wavering frequencies, and unintelligible voices. The metallic voice towards the end gives the track a ritualistic tinge. It does have a dark ambient feel.